For population 25 years and over in Volga:
For population 15 years and over in Volga city:
121 residents are foreign born (5.5% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,741 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (55.2 miles , pop. 123,975).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (185.3 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (497.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Brookings, SD (2.6 miles ), Sinai, SD (2.8 miles) , Bruce, SD (2.9 miles ), Arlington, SD (3.3 miles ), Nunda, SD (3.5 miles) , Aurora, SD (3.5 miles ), Bushnell, SD (3.7 miles) , White, SD (4.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.32 N, Longitude: 96.92 W
Area code: 605
Population change in the 1990s: +111 (+8.4%).
Work and jobs in Volga: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Volga, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Volga-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 116% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/7/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.4 miles away from the Volga city center injured 5 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 6/7/1993, a category F4 tornado 22.1 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Volga-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.1 miles away from Volga center
On 11/21/2003 at 01:09:11, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/26/2002 at 08:32:17, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.1 miles away from Volga center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Brookings County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Del Paddock - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Volga:
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Public high school in Volga:
Public elementary/middle schools in Volga:
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Private elementary/middle school in Volga:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 12.1%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Volga compared to South Dakota state average:
Banks with branches in Volga (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Volga (based on Brookings County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.71%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
10.55% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,066 average adjusted gross income)
0.52% of residents moved from foreign countries ($492 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,464 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Volga fatal accident list:
Jun 23, 1999 07:13 PM, Us-14, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Volga)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Volga)
FAA Registered Aircraft:7
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Volga, SD
Total of 20 patent applications in 2008-2014.